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Karl is celebrating the fact that we HIT $5,000!!!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you to all who made it possible! We get to send 5 new campers to camp because of you!!! If you want to help us send one more, click the donate button on our Facebook page!
We hit $2,000!
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Jennifer Mick
· March 6, 2017
Being a volunteer and leader for Camp Kesem at Santa Clara University has been a life changing experience for me. I joined my Freshman year of college and got to experience the incredible amount of wo...rk, passion and love that went into making camp possible for our families. Camp Kesem's mission is two fold - providing a support system through and beyond a parents cancer through activities throughout the year and the favored summer camp, however Camp Kesem also fosters college student leadership skills and develops individuals into caring and compassionate community members. I know that I will always have my Kesem family and they will always support me. It's hard to describe the magic of Kesem, but it's something worth experiencing. See More
Peter Singh
· March 7, 2017
I joined Camp Kesem over a year ago as a volunteer, then became a counselor, and am now a coordinator. The experience of working with this organization, the other counselors/coordinators, and the campers has been life changing. It has defined part of my journey through SCU and has been a place outside of classes where I find fun and a purpose. The cause is unique but powerful and can be such a great influence for the children we serve. If you are looking for something to be a part of during your time at SCU, look no further! CK ♥ -Leedle Lee See More
Liana Viselli
· March 6, 2017
Being a member of Santa Clara's chapter of Camp Kesem has been one of the best choices I've ever made! As a volunteer last year I made lifelong friends and learned the ropes of our chapter and this as the Alumni, Marketing, and Public Relations Coordinator I am getting experience in a field I'm interested in and having fun. Kesem is a place I can smile and help others too! See More
Maika Clarke
· April 6, 2017
Camp Kesem is a wonderful program, our kids look forward to going to camp all year. This is such a generous gift to our family. Thank you.

Early Bird Pricing for tickets to Make the Magic, our annual charity dinner, is ending in 1 WEEK! 😱 Buy now to lock in this lower price!

Support Children Through and Beyond Their Parent's Cancer Camp Kesem at Santa Clara University invites you to join us for our 3rd annual Make the...

Do you know an RN who would be a great fit for camp? Please help us fill this crucial position by sharing this post and inviting those RNs you know to apply today! Follow the link below for the job description and application!

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Camp Kesem Professional Staff Application! This summer, we will have over 100 sessions of camp & two roles- Nurse & Mental Health Professional. Please read before you apply Link for our 2018 Professional Staff application can be found at the bottom of this document. Ple...

Congratulations to our 2017 Camp Advisor, Coach, for being a Kesem Alumni All Star! We loved having him at camp and can't wait to see what new adventures his future holds!

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Camp Kesem is with Alex Langstrand.

We're excited to honor Alex Langstrand (Coach) from Camp Kesem at Stony Brook University as a Kesem Alumni All Star. Thank you for your extraordinary alumni service!

Help us wish the happiest birthday to our very own Pika! She absolutely shines as one of our Volunteer Coordinators, and her radiant smile makes everyone smile! We are so grateful for her positive presence and heroic hard work throughout the year, and are so pumped for another camp with Pika!

Help Pika fundraise for Kesem:

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Camp Kesem at Santa Clara University added 60 new photos from February 3 to the album: Friends + Family Day Winter 2018.
February 3

We had a blast catching up with our campers and their families and getting to see some new faces as well! Thank you so much to everyone who came, we hope you had as much fun as we did!

Friends + Family Day is just THREE DAYS AWAY! We can't wait to see all of our campers' smiling faces on Saturday!

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Kesem is the Official Sponsor of “Children Impacted by a Parent’s Cancer Month” this January! Help us bring awareness to this population of over five million children today and the rest of 2018! Donate at:…/friends-of-camp-kesem-at…/c140937

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Our Winter Friends & Family Day is just TWO WEEKS AWAY! Come join us at the Santa Clara University campus on Saturday, February 3rd for an afternoon filled with fun, friends, and camp songs, of course! #CKLove

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Camper Applications are now open! Log in or make an account at to start!

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It’s that time of year again! Get excited, because Camper Applications are opening in LESS THAN A WEEK on Jan 16th! 🎉 We’re so excited to meet all the new faces and families who will join us at Camp this year, so mark your calendars!

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Camp Kesem at Santa Clara University updated their cover photo.
January 10
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Happy birthday to our Make the Magic coordinator, Bungie! We love the energy and spirit he brings to camp and meetings, and hope he has the best day ever!

Help Bungie fundraise for Kesem:

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Which camp song are we singing in this photo from Fall Friends & Family Day? Comment your guess below!

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